Kurt Cobain has been called the canary in the coal mine of American youth, as well as the icon of the dying Age of Pisces. Yet, there was a legend built around the artist's entrance into "the 27 club" when he committed suicide in 1994, taking away from the timelessness of his universal message.
It's estimated that there are more than 4000 homeless youth in NYC -- but at present, there are only 400 beds available for this population. 100 percent of the proceeds from Shred of Hope will go directly to the Ali Forney Center, the largest organization helping homeless LGBTQ youth.
These are busy days for Hanson. For months, they've been planning the release of a new single called "Give A Little." A couple weeks ago, the schedule and trajectory were affected around the world as news about the tragedies in Japan emerged.